Tips for photographing toddlers (and small children)

Tips for photographing toddlers (and small children)

I am pretty sure I have photographed my children every day since they were born. Well, almost every day. 

If your child is anything like mine they are constantly in motion. I have lots of blurry photos, lots of pictures of the back of my child's head and lots of pictures of him crying because I made him sit still. 

And while I am NOT a professional photographer and have no desire to photograph anyone other than my family I have picked up a few tricks for photographing a toddler or young child.

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How to be less busy: 5 tips to reclaiming your time and getting your life back

How to be less busy: 5 tips to reclaiming your time and getting your life back

Do you ever feel like you’re long on to do and short on time? I have spent so many months, years even, feeling that way. It wasn’t until recently that I came to fully understand the amount of control I actually did have over my time and how I spent it.

In fact, it seems like that is one of the things that I do have near-complete control over. Sure, I have small children and a husband, a business, and obligations. There is a mortgage and tummies that need to be fed, diapers that need to be changed. I get all of that.

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How to make money selling your broken iPhone (and other tech)

How to make money selling your broken iPhone (and other tech)

Last spring I broke my cell phone. I had taken it out of the case to clean it and then left it on the back of the couch when it slipped and fell face down on the floor, shattering the screen. 

While it was totally my fault and I did feel frustrated, I had gotten the phone for free so I didn't feel too bad. And I knew I could sell my broken iPhone for some quick cash. 

Earlier when my laptop fizzled out after years of use I was able to sell it for top dollar. 

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Saving money on insurance costs

Saving money on insurance costs

Having kids, buying a new home, moving to a new city or purchasing a vehicle for your growing family are all exciting things. But one major expense that goes along with these life changes is insurance. 

I think it is easy to shrug off the expense of insurance as if it is simply a fact of life, but the truth is that you can avoid overpaying  for insurance with a little bit of effort.

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